Posted by Submitted by Reader | November 6, 2014 5:54 pmFrom left to right, Carolyn Brewer, Kathy Geddings, Sandra Brewer, Jane Benton and Peggy Benton work the annual Clarendon Pilot Club Bazaar. This year’s event will be 4-6 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Presbyterian Church at Manning. The group specializes in homemade biscuits, jams, casseroles and dressing, along with other Thanksgiving dinner necessities. .
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 3:28 pmThe Laurence Manning Academy varsity football team will play Cardinal Newman on Friday at Billy Chitwood Field in Manning in the first round of the state playoffs. Admission will be $8 for adults, $4 for children, and booster club passes are not accepted during play-off games. The pep club is asking everyone to dress in their bird hunting attire.
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Posted by Staff (Office) | November 6, 2014 2:07 pmThis memorial picture was sent to us by the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office. Please remember the family of Inv. Holmes Smith, a 19-year law enforcement veteran, in your prayers.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 1:34 pmManning Mayor Julia Nelson announced today that the city of Manning will receive a $350,000 grant from the S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority to both “improve and paint (the city’s) water tank of Keitt Street … and upgrade some water lines to improve fire protection for our residents.” “I am appreciative of the approval of council to pursue this grant and the work of our staff and city engineer in making this a successful grant application,” Nelson said. “The grant will indeed improve our infrastructure capacity to create opportunities in our area. Again, we thank the S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority for… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 12:13 pmMadison Ard, 14, right, a freshman at Manning High School, is one of six students to win lunch with Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer by entering a drawing at Trick-or-Treat on Main Street. She brought her best friend, Katelyn Beasley, also 14 and a freshman at Manning High School. Madison said she wants to be a dental hygienist and Katelyn said she wants to be a neo-natal nurse. Shaffer has picked the names of the other kids and notified them, and manninglive.com will be posting those kids as he meets with them. Shaffer said the kids may ask him about… Read the rest
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Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | November 6, 2014 10:48 amThe Manning Times wishes Linsy Wells a very happy birthday!
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 10:35 amThe March of Dimes released the 2014 Premature Birth Report Cards today. The Premature Birth Report Card measures progress by comparing each state’s preterm birth rate to the goal of 9.6 percent. South Carolina’s preterm birth rate was 13.8 percent in 2013, and the state earned a “D” grade on the 2014 report card.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 10:22 amEssie Mae Starks, 81, widow of Henry B. Starks Sr., died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born Sept. 11, 1933, in Hartsville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Wright and Essie Scarborough. The family will receive friends at the home, 1107 Watford Drive in Manning. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning. to Samuels Funeral Home, LLC, Manning.
Posted by Staff Reports | November 6, 2014 8:58 amIt’s about 64 degrees with 90 percent humidity, and winds out of the southwest at 8 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Today should be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and a high near 79. Tonight should be mostly clear with a low around 44 and winds out of the northwest at 7 to 10 mph. The NWS has issued a hazardous weather outlook in regards to possible strong and gusty winds on the lakes tonight as wind speeds might reach 25 knots.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 6:23 amThe Ruritan Club of Turbeville will host an all-you-can-eat pancake supper from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at the East Clarendon High School cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children, and may be purchased from Ruritan members or at the door.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 6, 2014 3:21 amThe Indoor Flea Market in the old green Head Start building on West Huggins Street in Manning, will hold a clothes give-away from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Shop for free. For more information, call (803) 435-8748 or (803) 566-6264.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 5, 2014 9:48 pmAbout 43.4 percent of registered voters in Clarendon County turned out Tuesday for the General Election, slightly higher than the state’s average of 43.05. Home Branch had the highest turnout, with 58.5 percent, with Bloomville and Hicks following at 50.9 and 50.2 percent, respectively. Harmony had the lowest turnout, about 19 percent.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 5, 2014 5:55 pmClarendon County Coroner Hayes F. Samuels said Holmes Smith was killed about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on Sumter Highway near the I-95 overpass in Alcolu after a one-vehicle wreck. Samuels said Smith suffered multiple trauma in the wreck. There will be no autopsy. Smith was an investigator with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office, Samuels said. “They are doing blood work,” Samuels said. “But there will be no autopsy. The exact cause of death is still pending.” Smith had been with the Sheriff’s Office for 19 years. He is survived by a wife and five children. Cpl. David Jones with the S.C.… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | November 5, 2014 5:08 pmThe Manning Times wants to wish Ashley Ann Fry a happy birthday!